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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
>> live from new york. this is "bloomberg west." we are covering the global technology and media companies that are reshaping our world. i am cory johnson. our focus is on innovation, technology, and the future of business. let's get straight to the rundown. a coding lesson from mark zuckerberg. his video is one of many for students interested in the coding. an initiative that wants an hour of your time at this week. advertisers can follow you around the web, now apple is using technology to follow you around the store. jony ive is trying to make apple one of the most innovative brands. meet the man doing the same for sneakers. nike's catch up with guru. to the lead. the biggest names are speaking with the united states urging american children to learn to code. it comes as a critical time as u.s. students according to a new rank has american students ranked 21st in science and 26th in math. an hour of code initiative asked people to spend an hour coding. it kicks off computer science education week. it is sponsored by code.org. here is president obama. >> learning these skills a
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
cover the global technology and media companies that are reshaping our world. i am emily chang. our focus is on technology and the future of business. let's get straight to the rundown. move over google glass. getting into wearable tech, making all kinds of wearable gadgets. be amazon drones may still away, but sparking a revolution? and twitter is trying to get in on snapchat's turf. sending messages on the mobile app. has been racing to come up with a budget deal by their deadline this friday. we have some breaking news that apparentlyy have reached a deal, and we are expected to hear any moment. yang, what are we expecting to ?ear >> a few details about what this framework might look like. leading up to today, we have heard a lot about a trillion dollar spending almost for the next two years, but we are getting more details about how they plan to make up or those sequester cuts that they will be curbing. according to the deal, according to my colleague, heidi, they would ease sequester cuts in the first year by $40 billion and even by $20 billion in the second year, and that is a
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 12:00am EST
technology to follow you around the store. if it works it can change the face of brick and mortar retail. jony ive is trying to make apple one of the most innovative brands. we're going to catch up with nike's design guru. the biggest names are speaking with the united states urging america's children to learn to code. it comes as a critical time as u.s. students according to a new rank has american students ranked 21st in science and 26th in math. an hour of code initiative asked people to spend an hour coding. it kicks off computer science education week. the event is sponsored by code.org. here is president obama. >> learning these skills are not only important for your future but for our country's future. if we want america to stay on the cutting edge, we need young americans like you to master the tools and technology that will change the way we do just about everything. >> they are giving coding tips from former hackers, tech entrepreneurs and this guy, mark zuckerberg. >> if i wanted to wish everybody on facebook a happy birthday by sending an e-mail, it might take more tha
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
our world. i am emily chang. our focus is on innovation, technology, and the future of business. there was a self driving car and then a plan to use whether weather balloons for wi-fi. it looks like amazon might use robots and the former head of android is part of it. in china the government has cleared the way for the largest cell carrier to offer four g services, and that could mean hundreds of millions of new customers. how do you put together the management team? we asked the guy who has done it. maynard webb is here for "office hours." first, to the lead. google is known for its far- reaching projects like google glass and the self driving car. now the latest moonshot involves robots. the company has required seven robotic companies in japan. ceo larry page writes, i am excited about andy rubin's next project. android started as a crazy idea. it ended up putting a in hundreds of thousands of pockets. it is still early. can't wait to see the progress. what might google be doing with these robots, and how might it compare with the delivery drone amazon is testing? first, what
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
" where we cover the global technology and media companies reshaping our world. let's get straight to the rundown. yahoo! reveals nearly one third of its revenue comes from its search deal with microsoft. expirationas an date. at that number is out only because the fcc asked for those brown trucks. now it has a mathematical secret weapon helping get packages delivered faster. we will show you how technology changes how ups operates. which technology-driven advertising agency is the most advertisedat turning content into sales? would you believe it is amazon? we will tell you about their other business. first, to the lead. yahoo! is more dependent on its search to with microsoft than it previously disclosed. after the fcc sent letters, yahoo! released a new letter saying that it represented 30% -- 31% of the revenue in the last quarter. signed themicrosoft agreement in 2009 to share toernet advertising revenue take on google. marissa mayer has also been working to improve yahoo! search as part of her turnaround plan. yahoo! shares are up to date more than 105% in the last year. joining us
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
partners with the technology behind ebay allows for these retailers to do in their stores. we know that paypal is available in a lot of store locations. how do you explain that to retailers who see business change quickly? you build something like this. >> this looks like a shopping mall. >> this is where the honey mustard is. >> but it is not a store at all. it is a fake storefront built by ebay to demonstrate the future of shopping. >> this is our technology playground. it gives us an opportunity to showcase what we have put into the market. >> hill ferguson is the chief product officer. look at what e- commerce retailers were able to do for our mind shoppers, personalizing the website in giving them custom storefronts was they register and come back to it, none of that is in the off-line world today. that means for having businesses to be placed cast registers with ipads that ron paypal software, to swapping wallets for phones. they are also partnering with rolling out high-tech touchscreen walls like this one in san francisco. interactive glass. we turn eight tablet storefront an in
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
technology that ebay has. you can use something like apal, your phone or -- paypal, your phone or tablet. we'll look at how ebay helped transform itself and get ready for the future. >> we'll have much more on ebay business throughout the day. first i want to tell you how much the company has grown over the last decade. here's a look. ebay, the global commerce and payment company with 31,000 employees in 33 countries around the world, driving three different businesses. there is the online marketplace where 124 million active users buy, sell or bid on more than 500 million items. in the u.s. alone, a flat screen tv gets sold every six minutes. men's sunglasses, a pair every 18 seconds and globally every minute, 362 pieces of clothing, shoes or accessories are sold just on mobile devices. then there is paypal. where people spent or receive money 729 million time last quarter. more than the populations of the u.s., south america and australia combined. you can paye pay in 26 different currencies on paypal ranging from the turkish lira to the japanese yen. bringing technology like to
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
traditionally do your shopping, which is created to try to show off some of the technology that ebay has in this whole changing retail space where you now can you something like paypal or even just your phone or your tablet. a clothing store. we're going to go into a really in depth look at how ebay transforms its and get ready for the future, basically. >> all right, jon. we'll have much more on ebay's business throughout the day. but first, i want to go through ebay by the numbers and tell you how much the company has grown over the last decade. here's a look. ebay, the global e-commerce and payments company, with more than 31,000 employees in 33 countries round the world. driving three different businesses. there is the online marketplace, where 124 million active users bikers sell or bid on more than 500 million items. in the u.s. alone, a flat screen tv gets sold every six minutes. men's unglasses, a pair every 18 seconds. and globally, every minute, 362 pieces of clothing, shoes or accessories are sold on mobile devices. then, there is paypal. the digital payment where people send or
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
. payment ranges from the lira to him the yen. looking use technology to make payments for the world's biggest brands. all of it adds up to more than himall of it adds up to more than $14 billion in revenue for and ebay last year. him him him >> for him him more on the booming him and him business, i am joined by the man who is responsible for turning them into a global e-commerce in platform and a leader in global payments. him john donahoe is the ceo of and him ebay. and him under his leadership, they have grown to over $15 and billion today. him him congratulations on that. this is a big time of year for you. him and >> we're happy to have you here. >> let's talk about thanksgiving. him how did it go for ebay? >> it was a very strong week. and it has never been a better him time to be a consumer. him time to be a consumer. technology is changing how we are able to shop. it is no longer just about black friday. it is the cyber five. it started on thanksgiving day. him people shop on their couch. they start shopping on their smartphone or tablet or laptop. and smartphone or ta
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
many of the technology companies have been cooperating? is this just political posturing? >> we have been debating privacy since 9/11 nine years ago. this is really the first time they are weighing in and saying the government has gone too far. >> except for the fact that they have a lot braided if the government in certain cases, right? >> right. i think what prompted the new movement is the recent revelation that they are not just serving the companies with court orders that hacking into the system overseas where the laws do not apply. it might have been what pushed them over the edge to get involved. >> the people who run the companies are powerful. they account for a large part of the united states economy. how is the government likely to respond? >> this as a whole new voice to the privacy debate. by this he advocates and members of congress have been taken -- taking a principled stake. this is really a game changer. president is expecting a report from the pointed review rupe just this week. president obama said he is trying to get the nsa to impose self-restraint. some will be
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
look at the technology and media companies shaping our world. i'm emily chang. let's get to the rundown. nelson mandela died at the age of 95 and tributes are pouring in around the globe. >> we've lost one of the most influential and courageous and good human beings. he belongs to the ages. >> mandela served 27 years in prison after being convicted of treason with the white minority government. three years later, he won the nobel peace prize. he became the first elected black president. once again, mandela has died at 95. we'll have more later in the show. meantime, our top tech story, twitter has added the first woman to their board effective immediately. she was ceo of pearson until last year. twitter faced controversy for not having a woman board member. she tweeted, "there could not be a more exciting time to join." john is in l.a. what is the latest? >> this was a priority to have a woman join the board. there are a number of things that made her the right candidate. she is smart and a forward thinking person. speaking with someone who worked with her, she pushed the envelo
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
ford, and no hands-on technology experience. technology is something that impacts all kinds of companies all over the world. iker soft is selling to all of those companies. -- microsoft is selling to all of those companies. they really are at a crossroads. are they going to focus on fixing microsoft, or focus on the future of technology? whonderstand the guy understands the microsoft cloud business is the guy who is the other internal candidate. and that is a very forward- looking -- eli?at about >> from what i understand, he is not in the final picking. that -- just say >> the speculation will obviously continue to swirl. >> i also want to point out, as you both surely know, steve ballmer has said in the past, alan mullally would be a great leader for any company. the guy is an engineer. a lot of what needs to go on at microsoft is engineering. he's a leader., i would be a little bit guilty of subject adoration, but so is everyone around this guy. i watched the people who work for him. they love him. he walked out on the street today after the good morning america said and peo
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